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    Macula Month 2022

    We kick of Macula Month celebrating a huge win for the macular disease community, as the major political parties reject a 69 per cent rebate cut for sight-saving eye injections.

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    Tea with your MP

    ‘Cup of tea with your new MP’ campaign aims to increase politicians’ awareness of macular disease.

    Eye healthy eating selection: salmon, fruits, vegetables

    Landmark AREDS2 study

    Key findings of the AREDS2 study have been released, providing further information on nutrients to slow age-related macular degeneration.

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    NDIS human rights risk

    The Foundation has been strongly advocating against age discrimination in the NDIS.

    Dr Paul Beaumont and Ita Buttrose

    Farewell Dr Paul Beaumont

    We farewell founding director Dr Paul Beaumont who has retired from the Board of Macular Disease Foundation Australia.

    Val Sellars meets with Matt Williams MP

    Cup of tea awareness campaign

    Members of the macular disease community are sharing their stories with their new local MPs to raise awareness.

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    mEYE World photographic competition 2013

    The 2013 mEYE World Photographic Competition is designed to raise awareness of AMD, the leading cause of blindness in Australia.

    Jean Kittson

    Ambassador’s campaign

    MDFA Ambassadors Jan Utzon and Jean Kittson are highlighting the enormous impact of age-related macular degeneration.

    Bowls Australia joins sight campaign

    Bowls Australia and MDFA have joined forces with an Australian-first eye health campaign.

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    Research Grants 2013

    The successful recipients of MDFA’s 2013 Research Grants, totalling $600,000, were Associate Professors Erica Fletcher and Damien Harkin.